Celestial Navigation Fundamentals

This basic course will help you understand how ancient mariners crossed oceans with the use of a sextant.  Learn the fundamentals of Celestial Navigation by reducing a noon and Polaris (north star) siting.  Sextants and reference material are provided.  Expand your horizons and have fun learning how spherical geometry can help you find your place in the world.

This Course will be taught initially through New Trier Extension Programs where you can register directly.

Learning Investment – $140 – Seniors.  Everyone else – $165.
 

Don’t see a class scheduled on our calendar or the class you desire is full? Please follow this link to complete a Class Request Form for the harbor of your choice along with specific class dates and number of students from your party that would like to learn. Also include whether you prefer a private (just you and/or your group) or advertised (placed on our calendar) class. We look forward to having you aboard!